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English Definitiongluttonous; voracious
Simplified Script贪吃
Traditional Script貪吃
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄊㄢ ㄔ
Cantonese (Jyutping)taam1hek3
Word Decomposition
tānto have a voracious desire for; to covet; greedy; corrupt
chīto eat; to consume; to eat at (a cafeteria etc); to eradicate; to destroy; to absorb; to suffer; to stammer (Taiwan pr. for this sense is [ji2])

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Words With Same Head Word    
贪污tānwūto be corrupt; corruption; to embezzle
贪婪tānlánavaricious; greedy; rapacious; insatiable; avid
贪官tānguāncorrupt official; grasping functionary; greedy mandarin
贪占tānzhànto misappropriate
Words With Same Tail Word    
好吃hǎochītasty; delicious
小吃xiǎochīsnack; refreshments
乱吃luànchīto eat indiscriminately
偷吃tōuchīto eat on the sly; to pilfer food; to be unfaithful
口吃kǒuchīto stammer; to stutter
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